Weekly Rounds: Continuing AORN Highlights, Time Management for IPs, and More


Take 5 minutes to catch up on Infection Control Today®’s highlights for the week ending March 24, 2024.

Weekly Rounds With Infection Control Today

Weekly Rounds With Infection Control Today

Here are 5 highlights from Infection Control Today®'s (ICT®’s) wide-ranging coverage of the infection prevention and control world. Everything from interviews with known opinion leaders to the news that infection preventionists and other health care professionals can use on their jobs.

CenTrak Unveils Revolutionary BLE Multi-Mode Platform for Health Care RTLS Solutions

CenTrak, the industry leader in real-time location technology, introduces the groundbreaking BLE Multi-Mode Platform, setting a new standard for Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) in health care. Discover how this innovative solution enhances location data precision and streamlines operations for health care organizations.

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Unveiling the True Costs of Surgical Site Infections: Insights From Experts at AORN

Discover research by Peter Graves, BSN, RN, CNOR, and Maureen Spencer, MEd, RN, CIC, FAPIC, the lasting impact and hidden expenses of SSIs, shedding light on effective prevention strategies.

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Taming Chaos: An Infection Prevention Director’s Time Management and Organization Strategies

In the fast-paced world of infection prevention, mastering time management is key. Learn from an expert, Mary E. Reilly MHA, BSN, RN, CIC, on calendar hacks and productivity.

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Prioritizing Patient Safety With Patient Safety Awareness Week and Month
March shines a spotlight on patient safety with Patient Safety Awareness Week, which ran from March 10 to March 16, 2024. This dedicated period aims to educate and empower health care workers, emphasizing the paramount importance of safe health care environments. Read about it here.

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The Role of Environmental Hygiene in Preventing Antimicrobial Resistance

Uncover the pivotal role of environmental hygiene in thwarting antimicrobial resistance (AMR) for infection prevention teams. Learn how rigorous cleaning protocols and advanced technologies enhance patient safety and combat AMR.

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